May 6, 2014

10 Notable Entries from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

10 Notable Entries from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

CONTEST CLOSES JUNE 30, 2014 The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is well under way, accepting submissions until June 30th, 2014. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two aboard the National Geographic…

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May 6, 2014

10 Tiny Versions of Very Large Things

10 Tiny Versions of Very Large Things

In this post we explore tiny versions of things we typically think of as quite large. From natural formations like volcanoes and waves to miniature versions of some the largest species on the planet like: coast redwoods, elephants and leatherback sea turtles. If you any suggestions for other ‘little big things‘ let us know…

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May 6, 2014

Super Slow Motion Tattoo Close-Up

Super Slow Motion Tattoo Close-Up

In this incredible slow motion, close-up, we see a tattoo being applied by tattoo artist GueT. Seeing the skin ripple in super slow motion is both remarkable and slightly unsettling. The video quality is fantastic, I just wish they would have shown the end result! Audio: Emmanuel Top – Industriel (original is 33 rpm,…

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May 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Same Spot, Different Seasons

Picture of the Day: Same Spot, Different Seasons

SAME SPOT, DIFFERENT SEASONS Photograph by spacetaco12 on reddit In this great comparison photo, we see the Mountain Quail Chute at the Telluride Ski Resort in Colorado during the winter and summer. The photos were taken by reddit user spacetaco12 who said the chute is located on the hike-to-terrain off of the…

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May 5, 2014

Paintings within Paintings by Neil Simone

Paintings within Paintings by Neil Simone

Born in London in 1947, Neil Simone studied graphic art and design at school. In 1969, whilst working on an exhibition for The Multi Occupational Training and Education Centre, he visited Harrogate and discovered the majestic scenery of North Yorkshire. Neil was so inspired by the town and its surroundings that by 1971 he…

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May 5, 2014

This is What a Handful of Magnified Seawater Looks Like

This is What a Handful of Magnified Seawater Looks Like

Photograph by David Liittschwager Website | National Geographic Assignment | Prints available In 2006, David Liittschwager took an incredible photograph for National Geographic. The image has recently gone viral under the incorrect assertion that it is, ‘a single drop of seawater magnified 25 times‘. Littschwager clarified with PetaPixel that the image was in fact:…

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May 4, 2014

This Video Contains Golden Retriever Puppies. Lots of Them

This Video Contains Golden Retriever Puppies. Lots of Them

If you see something more adorable than this today, it’s safe to assume your day is going pretty well. Just a simple video that shows a litter of Golden Retriever puppies playing, and it will put a smile on your face :)

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